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The New Cabinet

Prime Minister-elect Helen Clark has named her cabinet which is set to be sworn in by the Governor General tomorrow.

Helen Clark will be the Minister for Arts and Culture and the Minister in charge of the NZ Security Intelligence Service.

Jim Anderton will be the Deputy Prime Minister, Minister of Economic Development and the Minister for Industry and Regional Development.

Jim Sutton – Minister of Trade Negotiations, Rural Affairs.

Pete Hodgson – Minister of Energy, Fisheries and Forestry, Crown Research Institutes, Research, Science and technology and Associate Minister for Economic Development.

Dr Dr Michael Cullen – Finance Minister and Treasurer. Leader of the House and taking responsibility for Accident Insurance and Revenue.

Sandra Lee: Minister of Conservation, Local Government and Associate Maori Affairs.

Steve Maharey - Minister of Social Services and Employment, Associate Tertiary Education Minister

Phil Goff – Minister of Justice and Foreign Affairs.

Margaret Wilson – Attorney General, Minister of Labour, Minister in charge of Treaty of Waitangi Negotiations, Associate Justice.

Trevor Mallard - Education Minister and ERO, Minister of State Services, Associate Finance, Minister of Sports Fitness and Leisure

Dover Samuels - Minister of Maori Affairs, Associate Minister of Fisheries and Tourism.

Matt Robson - Minister of Foreign Affairs.

George Hawkins - Minister of Police, Minister of Civil Defence and Minister of Ethnic Affairs.

Lianne Dalziel - Minister of Immigration, Minister for Senior Citizens, Associate Minister of Education.

Laila Harre - Minister of Womens Affairs, Youth Affairs and Associate in Commerce and Labour.

Mark Goshe - Minister of Transport, Housing, Pacific Island Affairs.

Mark Burton - Veterans Affairs, Deputy Leader of the House.

Paul Swain - Minister of Commerce, Minister of Communications, Information Technology, Land Information, Statistics, and assisting in Energy and Justice.

Marion Hobbs - Minister of the Environment, Biosecurity, Minister of Broadcasting.

Mark Burton - Minister of Defence, Minister of Internal Affairs, Minister for SOES, Minister of Tourism.

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